Friday, January 09, 2015

[News and Notes] January 9, 2015

PopSugar's 2015 Reading Challenge

Let's wrap up the first full week of 2015 with News and Notes.

Do you like reading challenges? Want to add more variety to your reading choices this year? A library staff member suggests PopSugar's 2015 Reading Challenge 

Also from the web:

50 Books to Help You Keep Your New Year's Resolutions from Flavorwire

The 100 Best Young-Adult Books of All Time from Time magazine, because YA books aren't just enjoyed by teens. 

Folklore author Robert Sans Souci passed away at the age of 86 years old. He was the author of a number of picture books for children, including The Talking Eggs: a Folktale from the American South and other works (library catalog). Learn more details about his fascinating life from School Library Journal's Obituary

Other author deaths we missed:
15 Powerful Quotes by Writers We Lost in 2014 - Buzzfeed 
The Writers We Lost in 2014 - L.A. Times

Search the library catalog for books featured in these news stories.   

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